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Hot Issues-Action NOW!

These suggested climate solutions are just some of many that could enable British Columbia to help end the global climate crisis. They have been recommended by various people and organizations, and do not represent formal WE-CAN positions.

B.C.’s Environment and Energy Ministers need to hear from you

To increase your impact, take five minutes now to call the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy or the Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. These ministers will have met with their cabinet colleagues this week to discuss climate. Hearing from you directly will raise the importance of climate in their minds. https://davidsuzuki.org/action/get-climate-action-on-the-bc-agenda

Sign now: Protect old growth forests from logging

The last giants are falling in British Columbia. Old growth forests, home to tall, ancient trees, are still being commercially logged. Now, less than 1% of forests in B.C. are home to stands of large, old trees. Sign the petition urging the B.C. government to act now to ban logging for the most at-risk old growth forests. https://act.stand.earth/page/22441/petition/1

Coastal Gas Link destroys Gidimt’en Archeological site – urgent callout for support on the ground

Gidimt’en Checkpoint makes urgent callout for support on the ground. On September 22, Gidimt’en Checkpoint spokesperson Sleydo’ attempted to monitor the destruction of an ancestral site, as it was destroyed by Coastal GasLink pipeline workers. She was met with physically aggressive and intimidating CGL security guards. For the past week, Coastal Gaslink has fallen trees and used excavators to destroy Ts’elkay Kwe, an ancient village site that they call GbSs-8. https://www.yintahaccess.com/come-to-camp

Tell us: what is your message to leaders at the COP 26 climate change conference 2021?

We’d like to know what message you would want to send to concentrate the minds of world leaders at the conference in Glasgow from 31 October until 12 November. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/sep/28/tell-us-what-is-your-message-to-leaders-at-the-cop-26-climate-change-conference-2021

Sign the Pledge to Stop the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project

We call upon our friends and allies to stand with us to defend our land, our water, and our air, from the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project. We stand in solidarity with Indigenous land, water and environment protectors across Turtle Island, from British Columbia to Quebec, from Burnaby to Lelu Island, from Muskrat Falls to Standing Rock. www.CoastProtectors.ca